No Onion No Garlic Chana Masala Recipe

  • Jul 01, 2024
  • By Team Baclinc
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Easy and tasty no onion no garlic chana masala recipe for days when there are puja at home, but with no compromise to the taste.




  • 1½ tablespoon mustard oil
  • ½ tablespoon asafoetida 
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 bowl of steamed black channa
  • ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale garam masala
  • ½ tablespoon roasted jeera powder
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing 

For tomato paste:

  • 1 tomato
  • 1-2 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • Coriander leaves 

For spice mix:


    1. Prepare the tomato paste: In a mixer jar, add 1 tomato chopped, 1-2 green chillies, 1 inch ginger and coriander leaves and make a paste. Set this aside. 
    2. Prepare the channa masala: In a cup, add ¼ tablespoon turmeric powder, ½ tablespoon red chilli powder, 1 tablespoon dhania powder, 1 tablespoon Bhoj Masale dhania jeera powder, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale black pepper powder, ½ tablespoon salt, ½ tablespoon black salt, ¼ tablespoon amchur powder, kasuri methi and mix it with a little bit of water and mix it and set this aside.
  • Make the gravy: In a pan heat 1½ tablespoon mustard oil and add ½ tablespoon asafoetida and 1 bay leaf and saute well. Add the prepared channa masala mix along with the prepared tomato paste and mix everything well. Add a little bit of water to adjust the consistency as required. 
      1. Add the channa: Now add the boiled black channa and water as required and let it cook well.
  • Garnish: Once the channa is cooked well, add ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale garam masala, ½ tablespoon roasted jeera powder and cut up coriander leaves and voila the no onion no garlic chana masala is ready!
    1. Fix your meal with this prepared chana masala and enjoy!


    • Grind coriander stem along with the leaves while making the paste as it gives flavour and consistency and it is also rich in nutrients with various health benefits. 
    • Soak all the masala in a cup with a little bit of water, so that the flavour can get release completely and make a base for any gravy being prepared.